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Summer landscape around Mårslet / 3

July 8, 2010

As you might know, we do not have many hills (local name: mountains!) here in Denmark with great views. One hill I like here is Jelshøj (posted earlier – in white!), but last year I passed another hill ( near Pederstrup) with a great view many km’s to Århus Bugt (Bay of Århus). And some days ago I went there again:

I went a little down the hill – and turned round. Then things looked like this!:

Moral: Always look at things from more than one angle!

I wish you a nice summer!

8 Comments leave one →
  1. July 9, 2010 6:56 am

    How true is that! When I am hiking in one direction, I find I usually take photographs towards the front, unless I have been climbing a hill (or a mountain), and I *know* that there should be good views towards the back. I don’t do that nearly often enough, though.

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  2. July 9, 2010 5:44 pm

    Yes, people tend to fixate on one direction when photographing. I make a point to do this when photographing landscapes like this as the light changes all the time and what’s behind me may turn into something I want in front of me. Like your second image, I find it much more compelling photograph of the “mountain”. 🙂

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  3. July 9, 2010 6:51 pm

    Another reason for choosing the same way back. You get a completely different view.
    Your images really have the Danish summer in them. Good work Truels.

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  4. July 10, 2010 1:38 pm

    Sooooo true! I even do this on a smaller scale. I get so wrapped up in one perspective and then for a goof I’ll snap a different angle and wouldn’t you know it, that ONE snap will turn out to be the best composition. Nice to see you landscape photogs deal with the same thing!

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  5. July 13, 2010 10:45 pm

    Nice landscape photos. It is amazing how different something can look just by changing the perspective.

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  6. July 15, 2010 8:13 pm

    How lovely ! A wide landscape, small winding country roads under a big blue sky. It looks like a warm Summer day there too.

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  7. July 20, 2010 1:44 pm

    Hello 🙂 Thanks for visiting my blog, I am happy to have found yours. I have looked up which point is the (natural) highest in Denmark and Wikipedia says is Møllehøj (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B8lleh%C3%B8j) so I will be visiting there sometime soon!

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  8. July 25, 2010 11:50 am

    In the middle of a nice summer-break I’ve been “visiting” the digital world these days. Thanks for the comments to you all!
    Scott: Good inspiration (again!) to get in your posts “Two Photos for every Scene” ( http://stphoto.wordpress.com/2010/07/09/two-photos-for-every-scene/ ) and “Cloudscapes” ( http://stphoto.wordpress.com/2010/07/21/cloudscapes/ ). And Carsten: I loved your series of pictures from the forest ( http://c-langkjaer.dk/skoven%20oversigt.html ).

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